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Policy Analyst American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research Arlington, VA About the Organization The American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI) is an educational and research institute with a mission to promote economic welfare by improving the understanding and impact that public policies and regulations have on consumers in a free market. The […]

ACI Holds Capitol Hill Event, Sen. Rand Paul Keynotes on Antitrust Implications

The American Consumer Institute hosted an event on July 26 to discuss the consumer implications for the proposed antitrust reforms, specifically the American Innovation and Choice Online Act and Platform Competition and Opportunity Act. In a keynote to the audience, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., called out the misguided antitrust proposals from Klobuchar and House Judiciary […]

ACI Event Video: Alleviating the Spectrum Crunch

Experts forecast there will be over 31 billion IoT devices by 2023. To power these devices and the wireless networks that support them, the United States needs to ensure that the spectrum that powers these networks are put to their highest and best use to meet consumer demand and build new markets. Join us for […]

Video Available: What Challenges Lie Ahead for Protecting Consumers?

A Conversation with FCC’s Evan Swarztrauber Description: Krisztina Pusok of ACI sits down with Evan Swarztrauber, Policy Advisor to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, to discuss the new year’s tech related consumer protection hot topics and what we might expect this year. We touch on topics such as bridging the digital divide, fighting robocalls, restoring internet […]

Drug Pricing Policy Prescriptions for 2020: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly — September 25, 2019

Senate Russell Office Building Featured Keynote Speaker: John Fund Topic: Escalating drug prices are generating a fierce political and policy debate. Join the American Consumer Institute on September 25th for a distinguished panel of experts who will discuss recent proposals put forth in Congress and the White House to address increasing prescription drug costs. Hear […]